Back Pain FAQs

back pain

If you suffer from back pain, you’re probably looking for answers and relief. At Davis Family Chiropractic and Massage, PLLC, we know just how debilitating and frustrating back pain can be, so we have put together this guide to answer some of the common questions.

Is back pain common?

It’s difficult to meet someone who doesn’t know someone that has back pain or suffers from it themselves. Back pain is one of the most common complaints in the country and it’s a top reason that people miss work.

Is it something to worry about?

In most cases, back pain is not an indication of anything life-threatening. It’s typically an issue in the musculoskeletal system, such as muscle overuse, sprains and strains, misalignment, herniated discs, or compressed nerves. This doesn’t mean, however, that you shouldn’t seek care. Issues such as these can lead to permanent damage and a lot of pain and suffering if they go unaddressed.

What’s causing my back pain?

As stated above, back pain often stems from a problem in the musculoskeletal system. These problems can be the result of many different things, including but not limited to:

  • Poor posture while scrolling on a device
  • Heavy or repetitive lifting, especially when you don’t follow proper lifting techniques
  • Carrying heavy bags or purses
  • Poor sleep positions
  • Injuries, such as sports injuries or whiplash

Is there a natural way to get low back pain relief?

Chiropractic care offers completely natural back pain treatment. Lasting relief can only come through addressing the root cause of the pain, which is exactly what chiropractic care does. While your exact treatment for low back pain relief will depend on your specific condition, it usually includes adjustments to realign the spine, soft tissue therapy to promote healing and relieve tension, and decompression therapy to relieve pressure from nerves and discs.

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Ready to experience lasting relief from back pain? Schedule an appointment at Davis Family Chiropractic and Massage, PLLC by calling our team today at (360) 823-2225 or reach us through our website by using our online contact form.

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